Welcome to our Center!

Initiated by a generous lead gift of $5 million from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the UCLA Division of Humanities has embarked on an exciting objective to establish the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture. This initiative involves raising a further $3 million, a goal that will allow UCLA to fully support a leading intellectual and cultural center on the west coast. Located at one of the most prestigious public universities in the United States, the Center will have a tremendous impact on a generation of students that is characterized by its global interests. In...

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Build The Center

We can only match the pledge from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation through your generous support. We hope that as you peruse our website you will consider a donation. Every day we grow closer to launching our Center and we want you to be a part of our community. We also... Read More


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    Steinmetz Family

    On behalf of the Steinmetz family, Charlie Steinmetz, a longtime UCLA supporter and alumnus, has established the Steinmetz Collection Endowment in Hellenic Studies at the UCLA Library. The endowment will support the study of Hellenic culture at UCLA through the acquisition, processing, preservation of Library... Read more